Gay USA: September 18, 2007
In this week’s complete program:
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In the news, we will tell you about the marriage equality setbacks in Maryland and California, an advance in New York, why the ACLU is standing up for Sen. Larry Craig, and a great story about how to stand up to bullies in schools. Andy will review Ian McKellen in "King Lear" and "The Seagull" at BAM.
We'll tell you how you can take action against the federal abstinence only education programs by going to www.advocatesforyouth.org
Our guest this week for our last 20 minutes is Stonewall veteran and one of the pre-eminent figures in the emergence of off-off-Broadway theatre in the 1960s, Doric Wilson. We'll talk with Doric about LGBT life and theatre in the '60s, his gay theatre companies TOSOS (The Other Side of SIlence) and TOSOS II, and the Artistic Achievement honor he is receiving from the New York Innovative Theater awards on Monday, September 24 at the Fashion Institute of Technology Haft Auditorium at 7 PM. Julie Halston is hosting. We'll also show you and excerpt from his play "Street Theater" about the events that led right up to the Stonewall Rebellion in 1969.
Gay USA, a weekly news-hour, offers comprehensive news and analysis by and about the LGBTQ community. The program features lively repartee between hosts Ann Northrup and Andy Humm, as well as interviews with special guests. Produced at Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Gay USA airs several times a week on Free Speech TV [link]. Each week’s complete episode is streamed on www.freespeech.org and is available as an RSS feed. A weekly news summary—ideal for sharing with friends—is available on http://community.freespeech.org.